‘Foundation’ is beautiful, lavish, and boring say reviews

Apple TV+ has debuted its long-awaited version of Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation,” and the first reviews uniformly praise its visuals, but call its storytelling either “brilliant,” or “dross.”

Jared Harris stars in Jared Harris stars in “Foundation”

“Foundation” is the enormously expensive new science fiction fantasy from Apple TV+, but it brings the streaming service huge attention because of its source material. The series of books by Isaac Asimov are classics – dated, and sexist, but also famously revered – and they’ve been called unfilmable.

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